Hunting and Fishing
AEP ReCreation Land
Where: Northeast Corner of Morgan County, near McConnelsville
The AEP ReCreation Land, Ohio's largest privately owned recreation area, is over 30,000 acres of reclaimed surface mined land, now available for use by the public for hunting, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, birding, horse back riding and a variety of other outdoor recreational pursuits. There are over 300 ponds on the property and miles of trails.
Wayne National Forest
Where: Across Athens, Jackson, Morgan, and Vinton CountiesWayne National Forest offers 300 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, ATV riding, and horseback riding. The forest also offers camping, fishing, and hunting. Several premier trails are located right here in Athens, Jackson, Morgan and Vinton Counties.